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Louisville-Duke Preview

Rick Pitino doesn't believe his Louisville players should be punished for the mistakes of others, but he won't mind if they take out their frustrations on opponents. Coming off an emotional performance after learning their postseason fate, the 19th-ranked Cardinals hope to have leading scorer Damion Lee back Monday night when they try to take over sole possession of the ACC lead...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino says school should be penalized, 'but not this team'

Louisville basketball has been in the news this weekend, and not for good reasons. Yesterday, the Cardinals instituted a one-year, self-imposed post-season ban for this season due to the alleged prostitution scandal involving the program.  Since then, head coach Rick Pitino has come under fire for the way he handled the team’s two graduate transfers, Damion Lee and Trey Lewis...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Huge “Ramsey Is A Coward” Sign Hanging On Main Street

I think it is safe to say that the majority of the Louisville fan is upset at UofL president James Ramsey. Although he isn’t responsible for the situation that the men’s basketball team is currently in, he is the one who made the swift decision to ban this year’s squad from the post-season. Someone expressed
Via The Cardinal Connect
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville men's basketball team coping with postseason ban

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Louisville will be on the outside looking in at March Madness this spring, a view that neither the Cardinals players nor coach Rick Pitino expected. University President James Ramsey announced a one-year postseason ban Friday for the Cardinals men's basketball team amid ongoing investigations into a sex scandal, meaning this year's squad will pay for misdeeds...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston College-Louisville Preview

One of the highlights of Rick Pitino's legacy is rebuilding Kentucky following a recruiting scandal. One of the lowlights will be a sex scandal during his tenure at archrival Louisville. Reeling from the bombshell announcement the 19th-ranked Cardinals will not play in the ACC and NCAA tournaments as part of a self-imposed ban, they try to regroup Saturday at home against Boston...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville announces postseason ban for men's basketball

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Louisville has announced a postseason ban for its men's basketball team amid ongoing investigations into a sex scandal in which an escort alleged that a former staffer paid her and other dancers to strip and have sex with recruits and players. University President James Ramsey said Friday at a press conference that an athletic department investigation has revealed...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Officially Announces Self-Imposed NCAA Tournament, ACC Tournament Ban For This Season

Louisville’s men’s basketball program has officially announced a self-imposed NCAA Tournament ban for this season.  The Cardinals announced the ban at a press conference involving the university’s president, its athletic director and the head coach, Rick Pitino.  The ban is a result of the alleged prostitution scandal, which Louisville now says is true.  Official: No ACC...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville schedules press conference with Pitino, others

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Louisville has scheduled a press conference ''to deliver an important message to the university community.'' The subject of the unexpected availability is unclear, though university President James Ramsey, athletic director Tom Jurich and men's basketball coach Rick Pitino are expected to attend. The trio could provide an update on investigations into a sex...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

BREAKING: University of Louisville Will Announce Self Imposed Post Season Ban

On Friday morning the University of Louisville announced that they would hold a press conference at 1:30 PM with Tom Jurich, Rick Pitino and James Ramsey. An emergency press conference on a Friday afternoon on the weekend of the super bowl isn’t exactly a good sign. Approximately 30-minutes prior to the press conference, Jeff Greer
Via The Cardinal Connect
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Calls Afternoon Press Conference Involving University President, Athletic Director, Rick Pitino

The University of Louisville will hold a press conference this afternoon involving the school’s president, Dr. James Ramsey, its athletic director, Tom Jurich, and its men’s basketball coach, Rick Pitino.  The reason?  “To deliver an important message to the community.” That seems ominous.   U of L press conference with President Ramsey, Tom Jurich and Rick Pitino at...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ramsey Remains a Name to Know in Columbus Outfield

The Cleveland Indians have been busy this offseason, with lots of attention being given to the bullpen and more specifically the list of contenders for roles in the club’s outfield for 2016. When the Indians acquired James Ramsey from the St. Louis Cardinals at the deadline in 2014 in their trade of starting pitcher Justin Masterson, he was supposed to be on that radar by now....
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Tribe Solidifies 40-Man Roster Ahead of Winter Meetings

The deadline has passed for teams to add players to the 40-man roster to protect them from being drafted in the Rule 5 draft and the Indians have made some predictable, and some not-so predictable moves. Most recently however, the Tribe added a bullpen arm from the Tampa Bay Rays. Wednesday, the Indians acquired reliever Kirby Yates from the Rays in exchange for cash. The Yates acquisition...
Via Burning River Baseball
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians add five minor leaguers to 40-man roster

Ahead of the upcoming Rule 5 Draft, the Cleveland Indians protected five players by adding them to the 40-man roster on Friday. This is an annual event that occurs each November, so it’s an opportunity to become familiar with some of the organization’s ascending minor league talent. The five players added to the roster: starting pitchers Mike Clevinger, Shawn Morimando, and Dylan...
Via Waiting For Next Year
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians Prospect Rankings 11-20

As started yesterday, Burning River Baseball is creating a list of the top 30 prospects in the Indians system. This is day two and we will cover those ranked between 11 and 20 with the top ten coming out tomorrow. The writers participating in the vote were Joseph Coblitz, Mike Melaragno, Kevin Gall, Danny Cunningham, John Hutchison, Caitlin Boron and Jennifer Coblitz. The write ups...
Via Burning River Baseball
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

How Will the Indians Prepare for the Rule 5 Draft?

Baseball’s most misunderstood event is set to take place during the upcoming Winter Meetings on December 7th through the 10th. That’s right, the ever confusing Rule 5 draft will take place during the off-season’s most exciting period. The reality of the Rule 5  draft is that it’s not  that confusing at all, but it is a unique event in American sports, as no other major...
Via Burning River Baseball
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: University Of Louisville President, Staff Under Fire For Taking Offensive Halloween Picture

The hits keep coming for the University of Louisville.  The school, which is currently dealing with the alleged sex scandal clouding the Cardinals’ men’s basketball program, is now being criticized for what many have deemed an offensive picture taken of president James Ramsey and his staff.  The following photo was taken at a house owned by the University of Louisville Foundation...
Via College Spun
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville President Discusses ‘Sex Party’ Allegations Involving Men’s Basketball Team

For weeks now, the University of Louisville (along with the NCAA and other agencies) have been investigating allegations of “sex parties” that were held in a dorm on campus and paid for by a former assistant coach. Tuesday, the school’s president, James Ramsey, discussed the allegations and spoke about the investigation in a letter to the campus newspaper that read in part...
Via Gamedayr
October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville Confirms Allegations To Student Newspaper After President’s Email To University Community

Twitter/@G_Birdman2 Over the last few weeks, the Louisville basketball program has been rocked by allegations that a former staffer solicited prostitutes for Cardinal recruits. Today, in an email to faculty and students at U of L, President James Ramsey confirmed the allegation, saying that he is not treating it as an “isolated athletic issue.” Here is the full letter, via Card...
Via College Spun
October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

UofL President James Ramsey Spoke To The Media On Wednesday

University of Louisville President James Ramsey met with reporters for less than two minutes on Wednesday afternoon. Following a meeting with the UofL Athletics Association’s board of directors, Ramsey responded to questions regarding calls for Rick Pitino being asked to resign. This was just the second time Ramsey has made a statement since the scandal […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

No rush to judgement on Pitino’s future at Louisville

Post from: No surprise there have been no discussions within the University of Louisville administration about the possibilities of Rick Pitino being fired or asked to resign. It is far too early to be drawing any conclusions about the coach’s future. UofL President James Ramsey was questioned briefly by local media between meetings on Belknap Campus on Wednesday, some apparently...
Via Louisville Card Game
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Pitino Not Mentioned In President Ramsey’s Statement; Pitino Didn’t Seem Pleased

University of Louisville president James Ramsey issued a statement on Thursday evening regarding the men’s basketball program’s recent sex scandal. As you could expect, Ramsey maintained the university of aware of the allegations and that they and the NCAA are investigation. Strangely, Ramsey mentioned Tom Jurich, but did not mention Rick Pitino in his statement. […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino Irked By Louisville President Not Mentioning Him In Statement Regarding Scandal

University of Louisville president James Ramsey released a statement earlier today regarding the NCAA’s investigation into the men’s basketball program’s sex scandal.  Ramsey, 66, released a 174-word statement before he met with the school’s board of trustees. In the statement, he showed support for Cardinals’ athletic director Tom Jurich. He did not, though, mention...
Via College Spun
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville president states support for AD, not Pitino

The Louisville Cardinals men’s basketball program is currently being rocked by allegations that recruits were enticed to join the program by use of escorts hired by former staffer Andre McGee, but university president James Ramsey is still standing by his guys. That is, at least one of them. Ramsey released a statement today in which he expressed his support for AD Tom Jurich,...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Time to update the UofL bucket list

Post from: Remarkable how much the University of Louisville has grown and prospered over the past two decades. If the observer had had a bucket list 20 years ago, it would have included the following items: — An on-campus football stadium — A new state-of-the-art basketball arena. — Another national championship in basketball. — Membership in one of the premier athletic...
Via Louisville Card Game
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Ramsey’s Consistency Could Lead to Opportunity in Cleveland

James Ramsey has been one of the most consistent players in the Indians organization since being acquired from the Cardinals for Justin Masterson last year. His steady contributions at the plate and in the outfield make the former first round pick a prime candidate for a promotion to majors. Drafted 23rd overall by the Cardinals in the 2012 MLB June Amateur Draft, Ramsey put together...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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